Essex Organists’ Association
for Organists and Organ Enthusiasts

​Formerly the Chelmsford and District Organists' Association
Affiliated to The Incorporated Association of Organists


At the AGM on Saturday June 9th Richard Brasier stepped down from the role of President after a two year stint. Following due process, Philip Prior was elected as President, and Richard Nott as Vice-President. Following 12 years as Minutes Secretary, Fay Hepworth decided it was time to stand down. She was thanked profusely and presented with a copy of the Cavaillé-Coll DVDs by Fugue State Films. Fay also received a large bouquet of flowers.
We were treated to performances by six excellent young organists. Polina Sosnina was the winner of the Advanced Category. In addition to a cash prize, Polina wins the EOA trophy, and a recital opportunity in Chelmsford Cathedral. Please watch this space for more details! Alex Evans was the winner of the Intermediate category, and Oliver Parker was the winner of the Beginner category. A massive congratulations to all our winners, and to all those who took part.
We are delighted to welcome Mr Stephen King as our new Treasurer and Hon. Secretary. Stephen is organist of Brentwood Cathedral, and is active as a trustee for the Royal College of Organists.